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Brian Huseman, Vice President of Public Policy, Amazon offers opening remarks during POLITICO's Amazon Future of Work Summit at the Newseum in Washington, DC., Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Photo by Rod Lamkey Jr.)
Photo by Rod Lamkey, Jr.


We are implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Rekognition

We’re implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology. We will continue to allow organizations like Thorn, the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Marinus Analytics to use Amazon Rekognition to help rescue human trafficking victims and reunite missing children with their families.

Amazon donates $10 million to organizations supporting justice and equity

Donations to the NAACP, National Urban League, and United Negro College Fund, among others, seek to support education and justice for Black communities across the U.S.

Response to House Judiciary Committee letter on seller data

We appreciate the opportunity to address questions about Amazon’s policy on seller data, which, like other retailers, we use to improve the customer experience in our stores.

It's time for Congress to establish a federal price gouging law

As bad actors seek to profit off the COVID-19 crisis, federal legislation is needed to protect consumers.


Setting the record straight on JEDI

by Drew Herdener, Vice President WW Communications, Amazon

Amazon's response to our wrongful inclusion on the Notorious Markets list

Amazon strictly prohibits counterfeit products. The Administration’s actions are driven by politics, not facts.

Inventing for customers for a better tomorrow

Policymakers in Washington D.C. get a hands-on look at customer-focused Artificial Intelligence technology.

Amazon Intellectual Property Accelerator

Helping brands accelerate obtaining intellectual property rights and protecting brands in our stores.

Raising the minimum wage is something all companies and Congress should get behind

Amazon invites other companies and Congress to raise the federal minimum wage and improve the lives of millions of Americans.

Amazon renews open invitation for Sanders, policymakers to visit fulfillment centers

Amazon associates are the heart and soul of our company and their safety is our number one priority.
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